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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2011, 09:04:00 PM »
Scr33n is back on the road! Nice machine, surely worth to reproduce  :spaceace:
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« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2011, 11:12:55 AM »
Hey for this project I need another tv/monitor ...

No problem, today a mini roadtrip (20Km one way) to pickup a nice Tv/Monitor  :wink:

20€  :o :spaceace: :-* not bad for a almost new crt tv.



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Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2011, 08:45:23 PM »
That is indeed money well spend ! , thats a steal !

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2011, 04:35:14 AM »
Damn it!!! Im so jealous, here in Canada were stuck with NTSC so no rgb input for us...

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« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2011, 08:25:15 AM »
ok, second set of measures! but let me start with a picture of the cutout on the upper back first :arrow:



see what i mean when talking abot the angle?

anyway, here are the next measures you need for your porject:

30 = 50.3
31 = 20.1
32 = 18.0
33 = 44.5
34 = 16.5
35 = 47.0
36 = 10.0
37 = 3.0
38 = 9.5
39 = 66.4
40 = 145.7
41 = 24.5
42 = 53.5
43 = 3.6
44 = 1.4

let me add this: getting some of those measures is not easy because of some curves / angles involved, therefore no guarantee for the accuracy - would be cool if someone else with a defender cab could double-check. this is the first time i've taken measures for a scratch-built cabinet and what i've learned is this: without an original cab as a template to copy on a cnc machine, a reproduction cabinet can only be a very close approximation. what i would like to do is take one of scr33n's famous blueprints and put it on the side of a real cabinet to find out how accurate they really are. i'm sure they are extremely close, but how close would be interesting to see.

@max: perhaps you could send one of your blueprints over once you've created it for some final adjustments?
all i need is ... PONG - and a select few others: TOUCH ME, DRAGON'S LAIR, JOUST, ROBOTRON, MR DO, SAN FRANCISCO RUSH THE ROCK!!!

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« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2011, 09:44:06 AM »
Thanks Ully!!!!  :-* :-* :spaceace: :spaceace:

Wooaahh this air-grille is difficult to replicate (I'll see  :?) thanks for the pic.


let me add this: getting some of those measures is not easy because of some curves / angles involved, therefore no guarantee for the accuracy - would be cool if someone else with a defender cab could double-check. this is the first time i've taken measures for a scratch-built cabinet and what i've learned is this: without an original cab as a template to copy on a cnc machine, a reproduction cabinet can only be a very close approximation. what i would like to do is take one of scr33n's famous blueprints and put it on the side of a real cabinet to find out how accurate they really are. i'm sure they are extremely close, but how close would be interesting to see.

Yes this for sure, very difficult to replicate with great accuracy, but I try my best with your help and with cab-profile found on the net  :P

... then ... the original cabs, were all identical? Mmmmhhh I've some doubts  :roll:



Now I can start to plan ...  ::) 8)
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Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

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Q*bert - Timber

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2011, 09:54:44 AM »
Yes this for sure, very difficult to replicate with great accuracy, but I try my best with your help and with cab-profile found on the net  :P

if anyone can do it, it's you max! good luck with the built and if you need anything else, just let me know! once again, confirmation of the measures i took would probably help ...
all i need is ... PONG - and a select few others: TOUCH ME, DRAGON'S LAIR, JOUST, ROBOTRON, MR DO, SAN FRANCISCO RUSH THE ROCK!!!

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #22 on: April 25, 2011, 05:36:31 AM »
Does it matter, the grill angle accuracy? you'll never see it!   :lol:

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #23 on: April 25, 2011, 09:11:38 PM »
Ully please  :oops: I need again your help on the last four (I hope  :-\) measures  :P

as always ... when you've time:




not so simple to plan this time ...  :-X

THANKS!!!

PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

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Q*bert - Timber

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« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2011, 07:52:39 PM »
Yesterday I received the first package from US:  :spaceace:

a very big package from Arcadeboneyard.com:



inside:









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PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

RESTORATIONS:

Q*bert - Timber

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2011, 09:46:36 PM »
do you have a joystick, there is a replica now on arcadeshop de if youve not seen it  :)
just keeping an eye on things

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2011, 11:10:41 AM »
Yesterday I received the first package from US:  :spaceace:
a very big package from Arcadeboneyard.com:

i'm always impressed how you manage to find stuff there. arcadeboneyard has the crappiest website E-V-E-R, i don't even bother looking there anymore because i haven't been able to find anything i want. am i missing something there?

p.s. hopefully i'll get you the missing measures today, i was out yesterday ;)
all i need is ... PONG - and a select few others: TOUCH ME, DRAGON'S LAIR, JOUST, ROBOTRON, MR DO, SAN FRANCISCO RUSH THE ROCK!!!

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« Reply #27 on: April 28, 2011, 12:05:59 PM »
i'm always impressed how you manage to find stuff there. arcadeboneyard has the crappiest website E-V-E-R, i don't even bother looking there anymore because i haven't been able to find anything i want. am i missing something there?

I don't check the site, I ask directly to Rob (arcadeboneyard owner and very kind guy) what I need. PS: check the kill list ....

http://www.thearcadeboneyard.com/KillList.html


p.s. hopefully i'll get you the missing measures today, i was out yesterday ;)


Thanks Ully!!!  :-* :spaceace:
PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

RESTORATIONS:

Q*bert - Timber

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #28 on: April 30, 2011, 08:02:56 AM »
sorry for the delay (again), max, here are the missing measures :arrow:

45 = 165.0
46 = 16.0
47 = 149.9
48 = 106.7

you know the drill: if you need anything else ... :)
all i need is ... PONG - and a select few others: TOUCH ME, DRAGON'S LAIR, JOUST, ROBOTRON, MR DO, SAN FRANCISCO RUSH THE ROCK!!!

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Re: DEFENDER - Scratch Built Replica - WIP 0.5%
« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2011, 08:56:02 AM »
Thanks Ully !!!  :spaceace: :spaceace: :spaceace:
PROJECTS FROM SCRATCH:

Galaga - PacMan - Donkey Kong Red Cab - Track & Field Upright - Tempest - Burgertime - Gyruss - Defender - Track & Field Cocktail - Robotron 2084

RESTORATIONS:

Q*bert - Timber